Lawrence (Brownie) Hendereshot, 95

MUNCIE, INDIANA (OBITUARIES) - Lawrence (Brownie) Hendereshot, 95, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 7, 2014 In Muncie, Indiana at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. He was born August 7, 1918, in Arcola, Illinois, the son of Nathaniel and Eva (Jewell) Hendershot.  

He graduated from high school in Columbus, Indiana and served in the Army Air Corps during 1945.  

He retired from Muncie Metal Spinning in 1983.  He served as Sunday School superintendent, song leader, usher and teacher at Mayfield and Forest Park Church of the Nazarene.  More recently he served as usher and greeter at the New Horizon Church of the Nazarene.

He was married for fifty-nine years to the late Betty Jo McKinney of Freetown, Indiana, who passed away in 1999.  He married Letha Manlove, Muncie, Indiana in 2001.

Surviving are his wife, Letha Manlove Hendershot; five children, three sons, Stephen  Hendershot, (wife, Judy), Sun City, Arizona, Paul M. Hendershot, (wife, Nancy), Muncie, Indiana,  and James N. Hendershot, (companion, Colleen Dailey), Muncie, Indiana; two daughters, Annis Aumann, Overland Park, Kansas, and Juanita Ruth Mullins, Muncie, Indiana; three step-sons, Nathan Manlove, (wife, Jana), Noblesville, Indiana, Jeffrey Manlove, (wife, Rebecca), Berne, Indiana, and Daniel Manlove, (wife, Loretta), Indianapolis, Indiana; fifteen grandchildren, Stephen L. Hendershot, Jr., (wife, Kathy), Melvin Hendershot, (wife, Lisa), Michael Aumann, (wife, Mindy), Ursela Trantham, (husband, Tim), Jonathon Aumann, (wife, Heather), Christy Lemasters, (husband, Mike), Karen Large, (husband, Jake), Laura Ricks, (husband, Dan), Jacob Hendershot, (wife, Lisa), Matthew Hendershot, (wife, Tracy), Michael Hendershot, (wife, Dawn), Daniel L. Mullins, Leslie Wilson, (husband, Brent), Jason Mullins, (wife, Ashley), and Megan Manlove; thirty-three great grandchildren;  his sister, Ruby Roseberry; and several nieces and nephews including Carl Bowman of Muncie, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Betty Jo, four brothers, Rosco, W. Jewell, Irvin and his twin brother Loren; three sisters, Laura Wright, Ruth Schneider and Edell Hendershot; his son-in-law, Ekkehard Aumann and daughter-in-law, Linda Hendershot.

Services will be held at Parson Mortuary 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014 with Pastor Michael Konkle officiating.  Burial will follow at Beech Grove Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday at Parson Mortuary and one hour prior to the services on Saturday at 10:00 a.m.

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